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Leadership team strengthened at Deloitte with appointment of two new partners

Deloitte is pleased to announce the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of two new partners.

Billy Burke joins the firm as a partner in tax, and will work with the Global Employer Services team. Jamie Schmidt joins the firm from Deloitte in Switzerland and will work within the Audit & Assurance department.

Commenting on the appointments, Brendan Jennings, Managing Partner, Deloitte said:

We are pleased to welcome Billy and Jamie to the team. The appointments reflect our commitment to offering the most comprehensive expertise and insight to best serve our clients’ needs. From the increasing focus on the taxation of mobile talent and global executives, to the complex audit requirements of companies with significant global reach and the importance of developing best-in-class finance operations and financial information, these two new partners will provide practical advice to our clients on areas of real importance in today’s business environment.
At Deloitte, we work with clients to make a tangible and positive impact on their businesses, and invest in our people and teams to ensure we continue to have the breadth of insight and perspective to do just that.

Billy Burke

Billy is a tax partner in the Global Employer Services division. Billy has over 20 years’ experience working with clients across all business spectrums providing advice on employment tax, social security, pension matters, executive remuneration including share schemes, M&A, and global mobility issues. He also has experience in advising on construction industry tax and estate tax matters.

Billy is a member of both Chartered Accountants Ireland and the Irish Taxation Institute.

Jamie Schmidt

Jamie is a partner in the Audit & Assurance department. He has been a partner with Deloitte for the past 17 years in the UK, New Zealand and Switzerland, moving to meet the requirements of his client commitments.  He is an experienced partner having led the audits of some of the firm's largest global clients. Jamie has also provided advice to clients on regulatory economics, accounting technical support and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and internal controls. Combining his knowledge of business with the most up to date technology including robotic process automation, cognitive technology, and natural language processing, Jamie has completed a number of financial change programmes and recently led the Swiss practice’s implementation of analytics into the audit environment.

Jamie is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and an Audit Expert in Switzerland.  

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